E-Z-GO Names Eric Cardinali VP Integrated Supply Chain

June 26, 2006

Orlando, FL - January 26, 2006 - E-Z-GO announced that Eric Cardinali was named Vice President – Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) for the Augusta, Georgia based golf car and utility vehicle manufacturer.

Cardinali is responsible for all activities associated with ISC at E-Z-GO as well as supporting Textron's Integrated Supply Chain-based transformation initiatives as a member of the Textron ISC Council. "Eric's proven track record in manufacturing and sales will be a tremendous asset to E-Z-GO's ISC efforts as we continue our journey to premier," said E-Z-GO President John Garrison.

Eric has over 18 years of experience in domestic and international manufacturing and sales. Eric joined Textron four years ago, serving in many leadership roles within the Cushman, Jacobsen and E-Z-GO organizations. Eric joined E-Z-GO as Plant Manager in 2003. He has made many impactful contributions to the business in the areas of Lean and manufacturing excellence.

Prior to joining the E-Z-GO family, Eric held leadership roles with Meridian Automotive Systems/Cambridge Industries and The Charlton Group.

E-Z-GO – A Textron Company manufactures the #1 selling golf car in the world. Additionally, E-Z-GO is a leading provider of industrial, turf and utility vehicles for a variety of applications and industries.

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is a $10 billion multi-industry company with 46,000 employees in 36 countries. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO and Greenlee, among others. More information is available at www.ezgo.com and at www.textron.com.

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